The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 487 428 319
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -109
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 483 698 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.49% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 398 552 825
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -76 446 £45,000 - 63
London -14 128 £63,000 -3.07% 22
South East -24 70 £50,000 +17.64% 6
North West -16 65 £45,000 +20.00% 11
East of England -8 44 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +15 40 £42,500 +12.58% 6
Manchester -16 36 £47,000 +25.33% 7
South West -40 33 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Yorkshire -33 32 £38,000 -15.55% 6
Oxfordshire +34 27 £42,500 -1.16%
Cheshire +9 26 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Yorkshire -19 26 £38,000 -15.55% 6
Bristol -37 25 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 22 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Nottingham +8 22 £45,000 +8.43% 4
West Midlands -52 22 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Suffolk -10 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Ipswich -18 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Scotland -4 18 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Derbyshire +14 17 £41,250 +52.77% 1
City of London +8 17 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Leeds -25 17 £43,750 -2.77% 6
Surrey -12 16 £50,000 +1.01% 3
Oxford +15 13 £40,000 +11.11%
Bedfordshire +12 13 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Derby +10 13 £33,750 +25.00% 1
Berkshire 0 13 £56,250 +32.35%
Staffordshire -31 13 £48,750 +20.37% 2
Glasgow +3 12 £27,500 -34.52% 1
Hampshire -15 10 £45,000 +8.43% 2

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 716 (66.36%) .NET
2 672 (62.28%) C#
3 556 (51.53%) SQL Server
4 494 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
5 455 (42.17%) SQL
6 424 (39.30%) ASP.NET
7 397 (36.79%) Microsoft
8 379 (35.13%) JavaScript
9 363 (33.64%) HTML
10 334 (30.95%) Finance
11 331 (30.68%) OO
12 326 (30.21%) CSS
13 298 (27.62%) TDD
14 294 (27.25%) Unit Testing
15 293 (27.15%) MVC
16 269 (24.93%) Scrum
17 265 (24.56%) Web Services
18 264 (24.47%) .NET Framework
19 249 (23.08%) Windows
20 239 (22.15%) XML
21 220 (20.39%) SOA
22 214 (19.83%) WCF
23 206 (19.09%) Java
24 202 (18.72%) Oracle
25 192 (17.79%) T-SQL
26 190 (17.61%) jQuery
27 180 (16.68%) MS Excel
28 174 (16.13%) Degree
29 157 (14.55%) HTML5
30 146 (13.53%) WinForms

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 95 (8.80%) IIS
2 71 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 49 (4.54%) WebSphere
4 47 (4.36%) JBoss
5 40 (3.71%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (2.69%) Apache
6 29 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
8 14 (1.30%) CMS
9 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.74%) Jetty
11 7 (0.65%) AquaLogic
11 7 (0.65%) Tuxedo
11 7 (0.65%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.56%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 180 (16.68%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.97%) MS Office
3 26 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.11%) MS Project
5 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.37%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.48%) Oracle 11i
3 14 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (0.65%) Oracle AGIS
5 7 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.28%) RMDS
7 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.28%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.093%) Lawson
9 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.093%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.65%) SaaS
4 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.28%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.093%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.47%) Internet
2 49 (4.54%) HTTP
3 36 (3.34%) Firewall
4 24 (2.22%) SAN
5 22 (2.04%) DNS
5 22 (2.04%) NAS
6 21 (1.95%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.39%) DHCP
8 11 (1.02%) SMTP
9 6 (0.56%) SNMP
10 5 (0.46%) Wireless
11 3 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.28%) Broadband
12 2 (0.19%) GPRS
12 2 (0.19%) SMS
12 2 (0.19%) UMTS
12 2 (0.19%) Intranet
13 1 (0.093%) SSL
13 1 (0.093%) VPN
13 1 (0.093%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (51.53%) SQL Server
2 117 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 77 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 51 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (4.45%) NoSQL
8 47 (4.36%) Oracle Database
9 37 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (3.06%) MongoDB
12 31 (2.87%) DB2
13 27 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (2.50%) Hazelcast
14 26 (2.41%) Neo4j
14 26 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (2.32%) Big Data
16 24 (2.22%) MySQL
16 24 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
17 21 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (13.53%) Visual Studio
2 108 (10.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 62 (5.75%) Maven
5 60 (5.56%) Subversion
6 59 (5.47%) JUnit
7 48 (4.45%) Selenium
8 44 (4.08%) NUnit
9 31 (2.87%) JIRA
10 27 (2.50%) Jenkins
11 24 (2.22%) Moq
12 22 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.95%) JMeter
13 21 (1.95%) Ant
13 21 (1.95%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.85%) AccuRev
14 20 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
14 20 (1.85%) SpecFlow
15 19 (1.76%) TestNG
15 19 (1.76%) HP UFT
General
1 334 (30.95%) Finance
2 70 (6.49%) Banking
3 68 (6.30%) Retail
4 41 (3.80%) Games
5 36 (3.34%) Front Office
6 34 (3.15%) Back Office
7 33 (3.06%) Marketing
8 26 (2.41%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.95%) Legal
10 18 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.39%) Billing
11 15 (1.39%) French Language
12 13 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.65%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.56%) Advertising
16 3 (0.28%) Electronics
16 3 (0.28%) Law
17 2 (0.19%) Publishing
18 1 (0.093%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 667 (61.82%) Developer
2 267 (24.75%) .NET Developer
3 190 (17.61%) C# Developer
4 184 (17.05%) Architect
5 119 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 118 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 97 (8.99%) Software Developer
8 89 (8.25%) Solutions Architect
9 85 (7.88%) Java Developer
10 84 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 70 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 62 (5.75%) Analyst
12 62 (5.75%) Web Developer
13 50 (4.63%) Software Engineer
14 48 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
15 47 (4.36%) Consultant
16 46 (4.26%) Lead Developer
17 41 (3.80%) Technical Architect
18 32 (2.97%) .NET Web Developer
19 29 (2.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (66.36%) .NET
2 424 (39.30%) ASP.NET
3 363 (33.64%) HTML
4 326 (30.21%) CSS
5 265 (24.56%) Web Services
6 264 (24.47%) .NET Framework
7 239 (22.15%) XML
8 214 (19.83%) WCF
9 190 (17.61%) jQuery
10 157 (14.55%) HTML5
11 146 (13.53%) WinForms
12 141 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 129 (11.96%) Entity Framework
14 126 (11.68%) WPF
15 118 (10.94%) Spring
16 110 (10.19%) Ajax
17 96 (8.90%) SOAP
18 93 (8.62%) CSS3
19 77 (7.14%) REST
20 71 (6.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 122 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 101 (9.36%) Client/Server
3 83 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 68 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.71%) Inversion of Control
6 39 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.97%) Derivative
8 30 (2.78%) SWIFT
9 23 (2.13%) Hedge funds
9 23 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.04%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.76%) Clustering
12 18 (1.67%) Equities
13 15 (1.39%) User Experience
13 15 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.30%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (1.30%) Online Games
15 12 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 249 (23.08%) Windows
2 87 (8.06%) Linux
3 78 (7.23%) Android
4 68 (6.30%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (3.24%) UNIX
7 31 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.85%) Windows Phone
9 18 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.39%) Windows Phone 7
11 14 (1.30%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.46%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.19%) Solaris
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.093%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (30.68%) OO
3 298 (27.62%) TDD
4 294 (27.25%) Unit Testing
5 293 (27.15%) MVC
6 269 (24.93%) Scrum
7 220 (20.39%) SOA
8 141 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
9 140 (12.97%) Software Engineering
10 130 (12.05%) UML
10 130 (12.05%) SDLC
11 120 (11.12%) Mentoring
12 105 (9.73%) OOD
13 92 (8.53%) Multithreading
14 89 (8.25%) OOP
15 79 (7.32%) TOGAF
16 69 (6.39%) E-Commerce
17 65 (6.02%) MVVM
18 53 (4.91%) Web Development
19 52 (4.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 672 (62.28%) C#
2 455 (42.17%) SQL
3 379 (35.13%) JavaScript
4 206 (19.09%) Java
5 192 (17.79%) T-SQL
6 137 (12.70%) VB.NET
7 87 (8.06%) VB
8 25 (2.32%) C++
9 16 (1.48%) XPath
10 15 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.39%) VB6
11 11 (1.02%) Lua
11 11 (1.02%) ActionScript
12 10 (0.93%) VBScript
12 10 (0.93%) PHP
12 10 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.74%) Delphi
14 7 (0.65%) COBOL
14 7 (0.65%) Ruby
15 6 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (16.13%) Degree
2 48 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.67%) MCPD
4 16 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (1.48%) MCSE
5 15 (1.39%) MCSD
5 15 (1.39%) MCITP
5 15 (1.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (1.30%) ISEB
7 12 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.65%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.65%) Brainbench
11 6 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CISSP
13 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.19%) ISACA
15 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.19%) QA
2 15 (1.39%) COBIT
3 12 (1.11%) SLA
4 9 (0.83%) WAI
5 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.48%) vCloud
5 15 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 15 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (1.39%) vSphere
6 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 10 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.83%) MOM
5 6 (0.56%) Puppet
5 6 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.56%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.093%) nmon
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.093%) SCCM
6 1 (0.093%) SCOM
Vendors
1 397 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 202 (18.72%) Oracle
3 95 (8.80%) IBM
4 58 (5.38%) VMware
5 35 (3.24%) Sybase
6 27 (2.50%) Google
7 25 (2.32%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.22%) HP
9 21 (1.95%) Veritas
10 18 (1.67%) Apple
11 17 (1.58%) Cisco
12 16 (1.48%) Juniper
12 16 (1.48%) BEA
13 14 (1.30%) Telerik
14 11 (1.02%) Terracotta
15 8 (0.74%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.65%) Sun
16 7 (0.65%) Micro Focus
17 6 (0.56%) Citrix
17 6 (0.56%) Adobe
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